Tagged with Comedy

Day 22: Catch-22 (1970)

Day 22: Catch-22 (1970)

Released at the same time as M*A*S*H in 1970, Catch-22 suffered in comparison with Robert Altman’s radical war satire, which heralded a new and uncompromising method of film-making. According to Peter Biskind’s Easy Riders, Raging Bulls (1998), even the director, Mike Nichols admitted as such: “We were waylaid by M*A*S*H, which was much fresher and more alive, improvisational, … Continue reading

Day 18: 18 Again! (1988)

Day 18: 18 Again! (1988)

I’m beginning to run out of options on the numbers front. So today, I was lumbered with an 80s body swap comedy starring  the drippy bloke from Diagnosis Murder. Unexpectedly, I quite enjoyed it. Released in the same year as Big, the film probably suffers from not starring Tom Hanks. I certainly hadn’t heard of it before … Continue reading